The Florence Academy of Art’s Patrons and Artists Beaux Arts Ball

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The Florence Academy of Art’s Patrons and Artists Beaux Arts Ball

Published October 28, 2015

The Florence Academy of Art has organized a gala evening in New York City for friends and patrons. It will take place at the Cipriani, 25 Broadway, on November 6. The Beaux Arts Ball theme comes from the annual costume ball traditionally given by the students of the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris in the 19th century, so guests are invited to dress up as their favorite artist, patron or character from history. The gala will honor several individuals who have made significant contributions to the arts: in addition to Florence Academy Founder, Daniel Graves, the gala will honor Jacob Collins, fellow realist painter and founder of the Grand Central Atelier, Christopher Forbes, Vice Chairman of the Forbes Publishing company, Eric Rhoads, Chairman/Publisher Streamline Publishing, Inc. Judith Kudlow, patron and co-founder of the Harlem Studio School of Art, and painter, Stone Roberts. The evening will wrap up with the sale of a dozen special paintings from a few notable artists and a parade of costumes.
The gala is the academy's first fundraiser in New York. Proceeds will go towards the renovation of its newly purchased facility in Florence and its transformation into an international campus for realism.

For more information about the Ball contact info.us@florenceacademyofart.com or to purchase tickets or make a donation, click here.